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BA (Hons) Professional Dance & MA Advanced Dance Performance

Education is a cornerstone of activity at Dance City, and formal further and higher education in dance has long been a part of the organisation’s contribution to local, regional, national and international dance. The organisation is now in a position to build on the innovations of decades of work to develop its activities in this area, to continue to provide relevant, meaningful dance education for a range of learners.  As such, the following roles have become available:

Senior Lecturer (full time for 12 months)

Salary: £29,000 – £33,000 (per annum)

Reports to: BA/MA Programme Leader

Responsible for: Module Leaders, as directed by the BA/MA Programme Leader

Role Purpose: To deliver high quality dance education activity, meeting the objectives of Dance City’s higher education programmes, particularly the BA (Hons) Professional Dance and, as required, the MA Advance Dance Performance, delivered in partnership with Sunderland University.

About the role

Dance City is seeking a Senior Lecturer to join the organisation to deliver primarily on its BA (Hons) Professional Dance, run in partnership with the University of Sunderland. The successful candidate will be an inspiring and organised higher education professional with active links to the professional dance sector, and will work with the small, dedicated team to support students to achieve their goals within the atmosphere of a working arts organisation. Though skills in teaching technique, performance and choreography are welcome, we expect to appoint a candidate with experience in teaching to Level 6 in two or more of the following specialisms: dance/arts management, dance history/scholarship, dance teaching/pedagogy/facilitation.

For full details, please download the Senior Lecturer Application Pack, Equality Monitoring Form and Application form below.

Senior Lecturer Application Pack – July 2021

Equality Monitoring Form 2021

Dance City Application Form 2021

Associate Artist, MA Advanced Dance Performance (Senior Lecturer-equivalent) (Fixed Term- 0.5 FTE annualised for 12 months)

Salary: £27,000 – £30,000 (per annum, pro-rata)

Reports to: BA/MA Programme Leader

Responsible for: Module Leaders, as directed by the BA/MA Programme Leader

Role Purpose: To deliver high quality dance education activity, delivering the objectives of the Dance City MA in partnership with Sunderland University

About the role

Dance City is seeking a professional choreographer to join its higher education team for twelve months, to deliver primarily on its MA Advanced Dance Performance, run in partnership with the University of Sunderland. The successful candidate will be a working artist with significant experience of creating and touring dance work and will have experience teaching and leading in higher education. As well as creating work for the postgraduate company, The Collective, this artist will regularly deliver technique and performance skills sessions and undertake module leadership.

For full details, please download the Associate Artist Application Pack, Equality Monitoring Form and Application form below.

Associate Artist Application Pack – July 2021

Equality Monitoring Form 2021

Dance City Application Form 2021

How to apply

To apply for either the role of Senior Lecturer or Associate Artist, please download and complete an Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form and return to philippa.mcardle@dancecity.co.uk.

For the role of Associate Artist, we would also like you to include a video of work you have choreographed.

CVs will not be accepted. Closing date for applications is: Tuesday 31 August 2021 at 12 noon.

If you have any questions about the vacancies, please contact Philippa McArdle, HR Coordinator: philippa.mcardle@dancecity.co.uk.

 

 

Board Members

The Board of Dance City is looking to appoint new Board Members to provide inspirational leadership and strategic vision to take the charitable organisation onto its next stage of development. New Board Members will help us to ensure a sustainable business model that successfully serves our audiences, communities and stakeholders for decades to come.

Dance City is a charity and its main objective is that of promoting, maintaining, improving and educating by the encouragement of the arts. We primarily focus on dance, but touch on drama and music and many other artforms too.

These are voluntary roles and no financial remuneration is offered to any board member beyond reasonable travel expenses.

Time Commitment:

Minimum of four board meetings per year (usually late afternoon in Newcastle or on Zoom).

Annual Board Away Day.

Occasional individual meetings with Executive team or Chair.

Sub-committee meetings as required (at least quarterly)

Attendance at least two Dance City events per year.

The overall time commitment is estimated at 1-2 days per quarter.

Application process:

You are invited to apply by sending your CV together with a description of what you feel you can contribute, including areas of specialism you can bring to the Board and examples of how you meet the requirements of the role.

Your application can be in written, video or sound recording format. Please also include details of any business or other interests which might give rise to conflicts of interest, and how you would address this should your application be successful, plus any other information, including other board or advisory roles, that you think will help the panel.

We are recruiting Board Members on an ongoing basis throughout 2021.

If you have any access requirements or need support with the application process, please contact Phil Douglas at Dance City: phil.douglas@dancecity.co.uk.

We actively encourage applications from who self-identify as black, Asian, ethnically diverse, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, neurodiverse, disabled. We also welcome applications from people under 30 years of age.

Please read carefully the Board Recruitment Pack and complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and return this with your application to caroline.greener@dancecity.co.uk 

DC Board Recruitment Pack

Dance City Board Recruitment Easy Read 

Dance City Equal Opportunities Form

Dance City Board Recruitment Word Version